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Remains of an unknown vessel on the southern shore of Hooe Lake, near Oreston in Plymouth.

Type

Motor Fishing Vessel (MFV)

History

The motor fishing vessel Floralie was built in France in 1970. The timber built ship was 17.98m long with a beam of 5.43m and was powered by a Baudouin 287hp diesel engine. Floralie was originally registered in Lorient as LO289198.

In 1977 the 'Floralie' arrived safely in Newlyn harbour after being pumped out by Penzance fire-brigade following a 7 1/hour 2 struggle to get back into harbour after getting into trouble 20 miles north of Pendeen.

Transferred to Sligo and registered as SO 790 the Floralie then operated from her home port of Dingle under skipper Jim Tormey.

Floralie arrived in Hooe Lake between 2007 and 2009 and was abandoned on the west side of the boatyard next to Flete Lady SHIPS Link.

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Description

Floralie was still in good condition in 2009 but was a hulk by 2015 with masts and wheelhouse removed. The hull is still largely complete but broached so floods with the tide.

Location and Access

Hooe Lake, Oreston, Plymouth

From Oreston, take the Lower Saltram road off Plymstock Road then turn right into Kingfisher Way. Follow the road down to the lake and there is a car park at the end. Take the footpath heading south under the folly and follow it round to the hulk, there is a gap in the bushes where you can walk through to the beach. Alternatively, walk round via the beach but take care as the rocks are slippery.

Nearby hulks include Flete Lady SHIPS Link,Hooe Lake 11 SHIPS Link and Silver Seagull SHIPS Link.

Position OS: SX 50155 52817
Position GPS: 50.356143, -4.107816

Show the site on Google Maps SHIPS Link

Information

Date Built:

1970

Type:

Motor Fishing vessel (MFV)

Builder:

Unknown, France

Official Number:

Unknown

Length

17.98m

Beam

5.43m

Draft

Unknown

Construction

Timber

Propulsion

Diesel, Baudouin 287hp

Tonnage

45.77 tonnes

Portmarks

Unknown

Abandoned

Unknown


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